Cheap train tickets from Madrid to Montpellier

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Cheapest

£192

Average

£192

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Madrid to Montpellier will cost around £ 192 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 192.

Renfe AVE
11:25Madrid6h20 17:45Montpellier
0 changes
£1921One-way

Train schedule Madrid to Montpellier

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19 May
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20 May
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21 May
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22 May
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23 May
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24 May
£26Flixbus

Fastest train times from Madrid to Montpellier

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Fastest Journey

6 h 20 m

Average

6 h 20 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

720 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Madrid for Montpellier every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 720 km distance in an average of 6 h 20 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 6 h 20 m .

The slowest trains will take 6 h 20 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Renfe AVE
11:25Madrid6h20 17:45Montpellier
0 changes
£1921One-way

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Overview: Train from Madrid to Montpellier

distanceDistance446 miles (719 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price£117 (€133)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe-SNCF or Renfe AVE

Trains from Madrid to Montpellier cover the 446 miles (719 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 20 min with our travel partners like Renfe-SNCF or Renfe AVE. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £43, but the average price of train tickets is £117. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Montpellier Saint-Roch.

Train providers: AVE trains Madrid to Montpellier

AVE trains will get you to Montpellier from Madrid from £43. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

AVE

AVE offers excellent high-speed train services in Spain, including the route from Madrid to Montpellier. Omio, as an official Renfe AVE partner, shows you AVE train timetables so you can choose the fastest and cheapest Madrid to Montpellier train ticket. The distance to Montpellier from Madrid on AVE is approximately 446 miles (719 km) and prices start as low as £43 on Omio.

Renfe AVE has a wide variety of ticket types with special offers such as Promo, Promo + and Flexible tickets. If you are a regular Renfe customer, you can apply discount cards such as the Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card at Omio when purchasing an AVE ticket.

The AVE trains are the most popular from Renfe, with the most timetables throughout the day. Their trains offer a restaurant, WiFi, toilets, entertainment on board and, most importantly, the highest speed to reach your destination. As one of the fastest trains in the entire world, AVE trains reach speeds up to 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes and connect the main Spanish cities in just a few hours. Reserve your AVE tickets with Omio today!

  • Average Price: £43

Travel Tips: Trains from Madrid to Montpellier

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FAQs

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains between Madrid and Montpellier?

Travel by train between Madrid, Spain and Montpellier, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Montpellier from Madrid restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Madrid?

Entry Requirements:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Montpellier, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 17/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Madrid and Montpellier closer to your date of departure here.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Madrid, Spain from Montpellier, France?

Return travel from France to Spain is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Madrid from Montpellier?

Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Montpellier?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the safety rules to follow in Madrid, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 16/05/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Madrid from Montpellier.

What is the cost of cheap trains between Madrid and Montpellier?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Montpellier from Madrid for the next 7 days starting from £43  one way.

How much is a train ticket from Madrid to Montpellier?

If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Madrid to Montpellier train price to come in at an average of £117  one way.

How far is it from Madrid to Montpellier by train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Madrid to Montpellier via train to be approximately 446 miles (719 km).

How long is the train from Madrid to Montpellier?

On average the Madrid to Montpellier train time is 6 h 20 min  covering the 446 miles (719 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

Which train station in Madrid goes to Montpellier? Which train station do I come into Montpellier from Madrid?

There are a few train stations in Madrid to start your trip from including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. In Montpellier you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Montpellier Saint-Roch, Montpellier-Sud-de-France and Montpellier.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arrive in Montpellier Saint-Roch.

Where is the departure train station in Madrid located? Where is the arrival train station in Montpellier located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Montpellier Saint-Roch, located 3.3 miles (5.4 km) away from the city centre.

Which train providers can get me from Madrid to Montpellier?

For the route from Madrid to Montpellier you can take a train with Renfe-SNCF or Renfe AVE. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Madrid and Montpellier on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many train services per day are there from Madrid to Montpellier?

The average number of trains departing Madrid for Montpellier is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What time is the earliest train from Madrid to Montpellier? What time is the last train from Madrid to Montpellier?

The earliest train departing from Madrid to Montpellier leaves at 11: 25. The last train departing from Madrid to Montpellier leaves at 11: 25. You can find the latest Madrid to Montpellier train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I purchase train tickets to Montpellier from Madrid for the best deals?

You can find a train to Montpellier from Madrid to cost on average £117 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Madrid to Montpellier train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Montpellier
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha is the most popular Madrid railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Madrid for your journey to Montpellier.
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Bus lines: 10, 14, 24, 26, 32, 37, 54, 57, 59, 85, 86, 102, 121, 203
Train lines: C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8, C10